Grant scheme opens to support those impacted by Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

The Welsh Government have announced a £200,000 grant scheme for individuals and organisations across Wales who undertake activities with those who are, or have been, affected by Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

The scheme aims to bolster initiatives that support individuals growing up, or living in homes, where there is domestic abuse or substance misuse, as well as those which provide practical support for families to help them deal with issues like family finance or parenting to improve resilience. In addition, funding may also be used to support individuals or organisations that deliver activities to improve mental and physical health, or those which encourage communities to build their collective strength and support for one another.

Open for applications from the 25th October 2021, the grant scheme provides funding across four distinct streams:

  1. Up to £200 non-constituted groups no group bank account
  2. Up to £500 non-constituted group with group account
  3. Up to £20,000 constituted groups with bank account
  4. Up to £30,000 consortium

The application process itself is being managed on behalf of Welsh Government by the South Wales Police & Crime Commissioner. For full details and guidance, or to apply to register for the scheme, please visit:

https://policeandcrimecommissionerforsouthwales.flexigrant.com/

If you are having difficulties accessing the system, please contact Rosie Stride:

rosie.stride@south.wales.police.co.uk, or ring 01656 869366

For general fund enquiries please email: FUNDING@south-wales.police.uk 

At the present time, the scheme is only available for the 2021/22 financial year and all grants must be expended by 31st March 2022.